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Diabetes Care in 2016: New Products on the Horizon

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin pump supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
A new year brings new developments in diabetes care, and tech improvements in insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems.   The New Year means we can expect new developments in diabetes care and treatment. And this year promises some exciting and innovative diabetes products, including new, more technologically advanced insulin pumps and improvements in… Continue Reading

Choosing an Infusion Set Right for You

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
When choosing an insulin pump infusion set, there are many factors to consider. Here are tips to choose what’s right for you based on your unique needs. Choosing an infusion set is an important decision if you’re living with diabetes and using an insulin pump to control it. Most insulin pumps require an infusion set… Continue Reading

Insulin Pumps: What to Know

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Before deciding if an insulin pump is right for you, learn more about what to expect!   Deciding if an insulin pump is right for you is a big decision. Many patients choose an insulin pump because they find it allows them to manage their diabetes easier. However, before making your choice, here are a… Continue Reading

A Temporary Tattoo May Be the First Painless Glucose Measurement Tool

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Scientists have invented a temporary tattoo that can monitor glucose levels. This new technology may soon be a common part of diabetes supplies Tattoos may get a bad rap but what if one, albeit the temporary variety, could help you monitor health issues? Researchers and nano-engineers have been developing a temporary tattoo that might be… Continue Reading

Eating Carbs at the END of Your Meal Might Be Good for Your Health

Posted in Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes Statistics, Diet and Diabetes, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
You might want to save that dinner roll for AFTER dinner. A recent study published in the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Care Journal found that eating carbohydrates at the end of your meal could help to reduce glucose and insulin levels. The study was conducted to determine if the order in which different types of… Continue Reading

Guide to Popular Insulin Pumps: Part Two

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
With countless insulin pumps on the market it’s hard to know which is right for you. Don’t make your decision in haste, learn more before you buy.     Insulin pumps are a great way for those living with diabetes to control their insulin levels. They take away the need for individual insulin injections and… Continue Reading

Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Insulin Pumps: What You Need to Know

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) devices are an important part of diabetes supplies for some people who need to keep an especially close eye on their condition.     With new advancements in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, diabetes management is becoming much easier, very quickly. Currently, although not for everyone, CGM devices are an important… Continue Reading

Guide to Popular Insulin Pumps

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Thinking of using an insulin pump to manage your diabetes? Here’s a guide to the most popular models on the market today. If you or someone in your family suffers from diabetes, you may be thinking about using an insulin pump to manage the insulin levels in your bloodstream. While you should always talk to… Continue Reading

Diabetic Dabs- A Disposable, Inexpensive, Convenient, Breakthrough for Blood Glucose Testing.

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
This is a great idea and Liz is a great mom. Here’s her story! My name is Liz Sacco and I am a mother of four lovable and energetic boys. In March of 2011 my oldest son David was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Prior to his diagnosis, I had not had anyone close to… Continue Reading

Fact or Fiction: Insulin Pump Therapy Truth Revealed

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Revealing the truth about insulin pump therapy and explaining how insulin pumps can make insulin therapy much more convenient for responsible candidates   Those considering insulin pump therapy often have many questions that need answering. Many are concerned that it will be obvious to the world that they are wearing an insulin pump, or that… Continue Reading

Tips to Conceal Your Insulin Pump

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Your insulin pump may not be the season’s hottest new accessory. Use these tips to help you hide your pump and keep your confidence.   Let’s face it. Your insulin pump is probably not this season’s hottest accessory, and for many people, its visible appearance can cause physical insecurity and embarrassment.  While around the abdomen is… Continue Reading

Transitioning Your Child to an Insulin Pump

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Transitioning your child to an insulin pump can be an overwhelming experience, but very beneficial in the long run given the flexibility a pump offers Transitioning your child to an insulin pump can be overwhelming, but the long-term benefits are tremendous and there are many resources available to help both you and your child navigate… Continue Reading

Your Insulin Pump Breaks: Now What?

Posted in Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
  Your insulin pump is a great tool to more effectively manage and regulate your diabetes. However, just like any other technological device, your pump can malfunction. The first thing to remember if this happens is to not panic! If your insulin pump malfunctions, perhaps the alarms are malfunctioning or the buttons aren’t working properly,… Continue Reading

Tracking Your Health and Fitness Just got Easier

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes App, Diabetes Statistics, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
A new iPhone application lets you track your fitness & health from your phone, perfect for someone with diabetes to gain more control over their health   Did you know that the new IOS 8 software for iPhone includes a health application that allows you to track your health and fitness data? The Health App… Continue Reading

Picking the Perfect Insulin Pump

Posted in Diabetes Advice, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Especially when getting your first insulin pump, it might be difficult to know where to start. Learn to pick the pump that matches your needs and your lifestyle. Choosing an insulin pump can be difficult. There’s a lot to consider and this piece of technology can have a huge impact on your health and quality… Continue Reading

Managing the Transition to an Insulin Pump

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Transitioning to an insulin pump  from injection therapy is a significant change, but can provide many benefits and improve your overall health. Moving from insulin injections to a pump is a big transition, but a smart decision given the many benefits a pump provides. Even though injections are less expensive and require less education, there… Continue Reading

Coming Soon: Easier Diabetes Management with a Combined CGM and Insulin Pump Site.

Posted in Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Uncategorized
  With the release of Medtronic’s MiniMed Duo that combines a continuous glucose monitoring (cgm) sensor and insulin infusion site, now is a great time to evaluate your insulin pump options   Medtronic recently announced the world’s first two-in-one device to combine a glucose sensor and insulin infusion set into one on-body device. The new… Continue Reading

Safe While you Sleep: New Study Offers Promise for those with Type-1 Diabetes

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Research, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Uncategorized
Learn how one recent study could make all the difference for those with Type-1 diabetes during nighttime.   Having diabetes means always being aware of your body, the disease, and the many health choices necessary in successfully managing it. You might think that nighttime brings relief – a time of rest when those with diabetes… Continue Reading

Hottest Diabetes Products for 2014

Posted in Diabetes, New Devices for Diabetes
 Learn about new products and technology available in 2014 to help you better manage your diabetes and gain optimal health   Since your diabetes diagnosis, you may have noticed that treatments and technologies have changed and improved. Diabetes supplies, products, and resources are continually introduced and evolving to better meet patients’ needs. Used correctly, they… Continue Reading

Detecting Low Blood Sugar While Sleeping Could Be Life Saving

Posted in Diabetes, New Devices for Diabetes
 The Nighttime Cold Sweat Alarm monitors skin and sounds an alarm for a drop in skin temperature or increase in perspiration—two common symptoms of nighttime hypoglycemia.   If you’ve lived with diabetes for a long period of time, you’ve probably experienced many of the common symptoms of hypoglycemia. While it’s not too difficult to learn… Continue Reading

Accu-Chek Combo Takes the Guesswork Out of Monitoring and Regulating Blood Sugar Levels for People with Diabetes

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  The FDA has recently approved a new blood-glucose meter that should offer those struggling to manage their sugar levels a better option for monitoring and regulating blood sugar. The Accu-Chek Combo is the first step in the development of technologies that will make managing blood sugar levels more accurate and automated. The Accu-Chek Combo… Continue Reading